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Bacon Jam

Jul 31, 15 Bacon Jam

By Kelly Bogard

Bacon. Over the past few years, it’s become an all-out craze. And with everything from Chicken Fried Bacon to Bacon Wrapped Corn, it doesn’t look like the sizzle will fade anytime soon.

Then again, bacon is so good, why would you want it to?

A fellow Farm Bureau foodie, Matt, asked me to make this week’s recipe. I admit, I thought it was a little crazy. But now I know just how good it can be.

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Eat the fruits—or veggies—of your labor

Jul 28, 15 Eat the fruits—or veggies—of your labor

By Julie Tomascik

You pick. I pick. We eat together.

It’s a mindset that seems to work if you want your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables.

And gardens, u-pick farms and community supported agricultural operations are great avenues.

Because they offer the chance to get dirty, sweaty and a little smelly. It’s the perfect recipe for helping kids eat more fruits and vegetables.


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Grilled Pizzas

Jul 24, 15 Grilled Pizzas

By Kelly Bogard

I love to entertain. On any given weekend, we are likely to have friends or family visiting our home. This almost always includes a meal. And during the summer, it usually includes the grill. It certainly beats heating up the oven in this Texas heat.

A few weeks ago D was nice enough to let me borrow his grill to make dinner for some of my girlfriends. We had so much fun making this meal I just had to share it with you.

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Five differences between field, sweet corn

Jul 21, 15 Five differences between field, sweet corn

By Jessica Domel

From the moment you wake up in the morning to the time you lie down at night, corn is in your life. It could be in your bedding, carpet, fuel, soda, beef, Crayons, plastic and more.

But not all corn is made the same. In fact, the majority of corn you see growing in the Lone Star State is what we call field or feed corn. It’s similar, but different than the corn you find in a can, the frozen food section and on your plate. That’s sweet corn.

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Fruit Sorbet

Jul 17, 15 Fruit Sorbet

By Kelly Bogard

It’s harvest time in Texas! We love watching our farmer members harvest the benefits of a season of hard work. We visited some amazing farmers this summer and brought back some fantastic treats.

This week, I get to work with some of the bounty. Pretty peaches and beautiful blackberries to be exact.

And what better way to cool off in the Texas heat than a sweet frozen treat.

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